PROFESSOR DOUGLAS H. COOK
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Regent University School of Law
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
Professor, tenured, Regent University School of Law, 1998-present
(Associate Professor, tenured, 1992-1998)
(Assistant Professor, 1987-1992)
Courses taught: Torts, Insurance, Health Care Law, Nonprofit Tax-exempt Organizations, Legal Writing, Advanced Torts seminars, Secured Transactions, Professional Responsibility
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Regent, 1999-present
Responsibilities: Supervision, evaluation, and development of full-time and adjunct faculty, curriculum design and course scheduling, academic policy development and implementation
Director, Academic Assistance Program, Regent, 1999-2001
Director, Legal Writing Program, Regent, 1988-1993
Chair, Academic Policies Committee, Regent, 1994-2002
(I have also chaired the Curriculum Committee, the Promotion and Tenure Committee, and the Faculty Appointments Committee)
Chair, Regent Law Dean Screening Committee, 1999-2000
Adjunct Professor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1995 (teaching Exempt Organizations in the LL.M program)
Interim Associate Dean for Academics, Regent University Collge of Arts & Sciences, 2004-2005
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Regent University, 2008.
JD (with honors), The Ohio State University College of Law, 1983
Managing Editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 1982-1983
B.A. (Magna cum laude) Miami University,
Oxford, Ohio, 1978 (English, Economics)
(Phi Beta Kappa, National Merit Scholar)
Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1975-1976
Of Counsel, Davis Law Group, P.C., Chesapeake, Virginia, 1995-present (Practice limited to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations)
Attorney, Law Offices of Mitchell C. Laird, P.C., Phoenix, Arizona, 1985-1987 (General civil litigation practice)
Attorney, Jennings, Strouss and Salmon, Phoenix, Arizona, 1984-1985 (General civil litigation practice)
Admitted to Arizona State Bar, 1984; District of Columbia bar, 1994; Virginia State Bar, 1995
American Bar Association
A Faith-Based Perspective on Tort Causation, 16 St. Thomas L. Rev. 455 (2004)
The Politically-Active Church, 35 Loyola-Chicago L. J. 457 (2004)
Sir William Blackstone: A Life and Legacy Set Apart for God’s Work, 13 Regent U. L. Rev. 169 (2000)
Cases and Materials on Nonprofit, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Lupus Publications Ltd., 1992 (Second Edition 1999)
A Day in the Life of the Tort Law, 49 Maine L. Rev. 111 (1997)
Does a Minister Have Legal Rights? Pulpit Digest, July/August
1997, at 81 (co-authored with Carroll D. Stevens)
Personal Responsibility and the Law of Torts, 45 American Univ. L. Rev. 1245 (1996).
Can the Car Battery be Charged? Intentional Torts Under Automobile No-Fault Statutes, 12 Cooley L. Rev. 163 (1995).
How I Spent My Sabbatical, or, What Happens When a Torts Professor is a Juror in a Negligence Case, 14 Rev. Litig. 219 (1994), reprinted in 44 Defense Law Journal 707 (1995).
Negligence or Strict Liability? A Study in Biblical Tort Law, 13 Whittier Law Review I (1992).
Case Comment, Tort Liability for Cult Deprogramming: Peterson v. Sorlien, 43 Ohio St. L. J. 465 (1982).